Machinery of Life

ISBN-10: 0387849246

ISBN-13: 9780387849249

Edition: 2nd 2009

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Description: Now available in soft-cover, this bestselling, well-received book takes readers on a fascinating journey into the world of cells and molecules. With a crisp text and extraordinary illustrations, "The Machinery of Life" guides readers through the interior of cells, exploring the ways in which molecular machines drive the process of life. 93 illus.

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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 4/16/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
A Matter of Scale
The Molecular World
Molecular Machines
Nucleic Acids
Proteins
Lipids
Polysaccharides
The Strange World of Molecules in Cells
The Processes of Living
Building Molecules
Harnessing Energy
Protection and Perception
Molecules in Cells: Escherichia coli
The Protective Barrier
Building New Proteins
Powering the Cell
Cellular Propellers
Molecular Warfare
A Human Cell: The Advantages of Compartments
The Human Body: The Advantages of Specialization
Infrastructure and Communication
Muscle
Blood
Nerves
Life and Death
Ubiquitin and the Proteasome
DNA Repair
Telomeres
Programmed Cell Death
Cancer
Aging
Death
Viruses
Poliovirus and Rhinovirus
Influenza Virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Vaccines
You and Your Molecules
Vitamins
Broad-Spectrum Poisons
Bacterial Toxins
Antibiotic Drugs
Drugs and Poisons of the Nervous System
You and Your Molecules
Atomic Coordinates
Additional Reading
Index
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